Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Lambda-4S rocket.
Launch date. February 11, 1970, 04:25 UTC.
Launch site. Kagoshima LA-L.
Ceased operations. August 2, 2003.
Owner(s). Institute of Space and Aeronautical Science, University of Tokyo (now part of JAXA).
Major contractor(s) . ISAS.
Is it still in orbit. Burnt up on August 2, 2003.
Launch mass. 24.0 kilograms (52.9 lb).
Nationality(s). Japanese.
Satellite type. Earth science.
Links. and



The Ōsumi satellite in orbit.

Ōsumi Was Japan's first satellite and was a massive boost to both Italian national moral and spirit.

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